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Hashim R - - 2012
To assess, by means of a structured questionnaire, mothers' level of knowledge with regards to the immediate emergency management of dental trauma in the Emirate of Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE). A cross-sectional study using anonymous structured questionnaires was employed for mothers chosen at random from child care centres. The ...
Cortese Samuele - - 2012
We conducted a comprehensive review of studies assessing the efficacy and tolerability of psychostimulants for ADHD-like symptoms in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (encompassing autism disorder, Asperger's syndrome and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified). PubMed, Ovid, EMBASE, Web of Science, ERIC and CINHAL were searched through 3 January 2012. ...
Turkel Marian C - - 2012
The discipline of nursing embraces the unitary-transformative paradigm and its theories that focus on nursing with attention to the language of humanbecoming, holism, relationship, authentic presence, caring, ethical interaction, complexity, pattern, energy, and recognition. In hospital nursing practice the medical paradigm is more prevalent and focuses on regulatory compliance, the ...
Aerts Marjolein B - - 2012
Separating Parkinson's disease from the various causes of atypical parkinsonism (AP) is a common and clinically relevant challenge in clinical practice. Distinguishing between the different causes of AP is even more difficult. Here the authors discuss a systematic, clinically based and three-pronged approach that can assist clinicians in establishing the ...
Szyld Edgardo G - - 2012
Introduction. Although the provision of effective assisted ventilation is the most effective intervention in delivery room resuscitation of depressed newborn infants, there is still limited evidence about which is the optimal device to deliver positive pressure ventilation (PPV). Objective. To compare the accuracy of pressures and ventilation rate (VR) delivered ...
Hati Amiya Kumar - - 2012
To establish the nature and extent of dual dengue and malaria infections in an endemic area through a longitudinal study. A prospective study was conducted from August 2005 to December 2010 to document the nature and extent of concurrent dengue and malaria infections in an area in central Kolkata, endemic ...
Akkaya Semih - - 2012
This study aims to investigate whether cefazolin-sodium has any adverse effect on fracture healing in an experimental rabbit model. The study was performed on 50 male New-Zealand white rabbits. Under general anesthesia, closed double fracture of middle one-third of the tibia-fibula of the left lower extremity of the subjects was ...
Fawcett Jacqueline - - 2012
This paper is an essay about evidence-based nursing practice, with an emphasis on evidence in the form of various types of theories developed by various modes of inquiry. The essay is the second in a series written to acknowledge the 25th anniversary of the founding of Nursing Science Quarterly.
Budson Andrew E - - 2012
Four articles in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia in 2011 describe new criteria for Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to the AD pathophysiological process (MCI due to AD), as well as the underlying rationale for them. The new criteria also include preclinical AD criteria but ...
Jimenez E - - 2012
INTRODUCTION. Studying the amino acids in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is essential in the diagnosis of some neurological diseases and is an important aid in the diagnosis of others. No research has been published in the literature to prove the physiological relationship between the values of amino acids in CSF and ...
Lee Min Hee - - 2012
The purpose of this article is to determine whether bright rim lesions on MRI are a marker for anterior talofibular ligament injury. The study included 34 patients who had an ankle injury and underwent arthroscopic surgery. All patients underwent 3-T MRI for the diagnosis of anterior talofibular ligament injury. If ...
Nouh Thamer - - 2012
The script concordance test (SCT) is an innovative tool for clinical reasoning assessment. It has previously been shown to be a reliable and valid measure of clinical reasoning among general surgical residents. To determine if the SCT maintained its validity and reliability when administered on a national level. The test ...
Cavagnari Brian M - - 2012
Cell phenotype does not only depend on the nucleotide sequence, but is determined by those genes that are expressed and those that are not. One way to regulate this gene expression pattern is by modifying the chromatin structure via diverse epigenetic mechanisms. In the present article we present the most ...
Sun Yang - - 2012
A novel 4-(tetrahydro-2-furanmethoxy)-N-octadecyl-1,8-naphthalimide (TNN) was synthesized as a spectrofluorimetric probe for the determination of proteins. The effect of different solvents on the spectral characteristics of TNN was investigated. The results showed that TNN displayed dependent solvent polarity properties due to the effect of internal charge transfer. The interactions between TNN ...
Guo Min - - 2012
To evaluate serum IL-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10 and TNF-α levels in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients. We utilized ELISA technology to examine cytokines such as IL-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10 and TNF-α in serum from 50 well-characterized individuals with a primary DSM-IV PTSD diagnosis, and 50 age- and gender-matched ...
Aydın Hafız - - 2012
A 14-year-old girl who was engaged in farming was admitted with the complaints of right elbow pain and limited range of motion in the elbow joint. Plain radiograph revealed capitellar osteochondritis dissecans. After the loose fragment was removed from the capitellum and the defect was curetted, a palmaris longus tendon ...
Manan N M - - 2012
Coronal resorption is a coronal degeneration of enamel and dentine in which ultimately the crown is replaced by vascular connective tissue through a defect in the enamel organ of an unerupted tooth. This is also known as pre-eruptive coronal resorption. However, the aetiology of resorption remains unclear. CASE REPORT : ...
Nunez-Enamorado N - - 2012
INTRODUCTION. Autoimmune encephalitis against N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors is being diagnosed more and more frequently in the paediatric age. It should be suspected in children with psychiatric symptoms, encephalopathy, abnormal movements or epileptic seizures. Paraneoplastic cases are less frequent than in adults. CASE REPORT. We report the case of a boy, ...
De Cobelli Francesco - - 2012
Gadobutrol is an extracellular macrocyclic gadolinium chelate recently introduced in MRI, and it has already been used for cardiac late enhancement imaging; however, until now it has never been compared with gadopentetate dimeglumine. The purpose of our study was to compare 0.1 mmol/kg gadobutrol to 0.2 mmol/kg gadopentetate dimeglumine for ...
Apfaltrer Paul - - 2012
The purpose of this article is to assess aortic root and iliofemoral vessel anatomy and the frequency of clinically significant incidental findings on aortoiliac CT angiography (CTA) performed for planning of transcutaneous aortic valve implantation. Aortoiliac CTA studies of 207 patients scheduled for transcutaneous aortic valve implantation were analyzed. Anatomic ...
Zhanel George G - - 2012
Oritavancin is a semisynthetic lipoglycopeptide analogue of vancomycin that contains the heptapeptide core common to all glycopeptides. It differs from vancomycin by the presence of a hydrophobic N-4-(4-chlorophenyl)benzyl (also referred to as 4'-chlorobiphenylmethyl) substituent on the disaccharide sugar, the addition of a 4-epi-vancosamine monosaccharide to the amino acid residue in ...
Davenport María Carolina - - 2012
The Sociedad Argentina de Pediatría, SAP (Argentine Society of Pediatrics) offers courses and scientific activities for pediatricians and residents. We evaluated the participation of Pedro de Elizalde Hospital residents in the scientific and training activities of SAP and assessed the trend of participation throughout the residency; 107 residents were surveyed; ...
Sakuhara Yusuke - - 2012
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of preoperative percutaneous transhepatic portal vein embolization with ethanol injection. We retrospectively evaluated 143 patients who underwent percutaneous transhepatic portal vein embolization. Hypertrophy of the future liver remnant was assessed by comparing the volumetric data obtained from CT ...
Di Martino Ortiz Beatriz - - 2012
Granular cell tumors (GCT) are benign neoplasms of distinctive differentiation when observed by light microscopy, which are characterized by the presence of cells with abundant granular eosinophilic cytoplasm. Reports in children are extremely rare. An 11-year-old male patient presented with a nodule after six months of evolution, which progressively increased ...
Faris Mary - - 2012
Tec family kinases are the second largest family of non-receptor tyrosine kinases, of critical importance to the biology of cells derived from the bone marrow. Significant progress in this area during the last decade revealed a role for several of these kinases in inflammatory and oncologic disorders. This led to ...
Kim Ji Eun - - 2012
The purpose of our study was to investigate whether virtual nonenhanced images can replace true nonenhanced images for the evaluation of biliary stones and to compare two virtual nonenhanced images obtained from dual-energy data sets during the late arterial phase (LAP) and portal venous phase (PVP) with true nonenhanced images. ...
Wiesinger Benjamin - - 2012
The objective of this study was to compare the performance and radiation doses of a flat-panel detector (FPD) angiography machine with an image intensifier (II) angiography machine. Images of four nitinol stents (Sinus-SuperFlex, SMART, Luminexx, and Zilver stents) in a phantom of a human pelvis were acquired on an FPD ...
Buggy Joseph J - - 2012
BTK is a kinase that functions downstream of multiple receptors in various hematologic cells. This review focuses on BTK-dependent pathways that are likely to be involved in maintaining the malignant phenotype in B-cell lymphomas and leukemias. Survival of various B-cell malignancies requires BTK-dependent signals from the B-cell antigen receptor. Survival ...
Odle-Dusseau Heather N - - 2012
Reports an error in "Organizational work-family resources as predictors of job performance and attitudes: The process of work-family conflict and enrichment" by Heather N. Odle-Dusseau, Thomas W. Britt and Tiffany M. Greene-Shortridge (Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2012[Jan], Vol 17[1], 28-40). In the article, two of the references contained spelling ...
Rabbi Jamal F - - 2012
The abdominal compartment syndrome has been associated with trauma or primary abdominal procedures. The secondary abdominal compartment syndrome which is not associated with a primary abdominal process is seen in burns and other clinical situations where aggressive fluid resuscitation is needed. This case report describes a secondary abdominal compartment syndrome ...
Wang Luling - - 2012
We developed a facile method to fabricate deep ultraviolet (UV) photonic crystal crystalline colloidal array (CCA) Bragg diffraction devices. The CCAs were prepared through the self-assembly of small, monodisperse, highly surface charged silica particles (∼50 nm diameter) that were synthesized by using a modified Stöber process. The particle surfaces were ...
Feldens C A - - 2012
To identify risk factors for cariogenic feeding practices in the first year of life. Cohort study. 500 children born within the public health care system in São Leopoldo, Brazil, were recruited in a follow-up program. Anthropometric and demographic data were collected soon after birth; data on feeding practices were assessed ...
Monaco Edward A - - 2012
Since Lars Leksell conceived of the Gamma Knife in the mid-20th century, it has become a fundamental strategy for managing intracranial tumors. The Gamma Knife harnesses around 200 focused beams of ionizing radiation that are directed stereotactically onto an intracranial target, destroying or inactivating it, all while sparing surrounding tissues. ...
Mueck A O - - 2012
ABSTRACT Most available postmenopausal hormone replacement therapies (HRT) offer similar efficacy, but differ with respect to the cardiovascular risks associated with their use. There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that, unlike oral estrogens, transdermal estradiol does not increase the risk of venous thromboembolism, probably due to its lack ...
Zhang Zhi-Hua - - 2012
To investigate the cellular toxicity of isoniazid together with rifampicin and the metabolites of isoniazid on cultured QSG-7701 cells lines. Isoniazid, rifampicin, mixture of rifampicin and isoniazid, acetylhydrazine, hydrazine were added in cultural media of QSG-7701 cells and cultured for 48 hours. The survival rate of cells was determined by ...
Keklikçi Kenan - - 2012
This study aims to prospectively analyze of the long-term results of the Colville's technique for the treatment of chronic lateral ankle instabilities. Twenty-eight ankles of 28 male patients (mean age 24.6 years; range 20 to 35 years) which were treated using Colville's technique were evaluated with a mean follow-up of ...
Gompel A - - 2012
ABSTRACT It is well established that progestogens protect the endometrium against the proliferative effects of estrogens in postmenopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Therefore, micronized progesterone and progestogens are recommended as part of combined HRT in women with an intact uterus. The protective effect of progestogens against hyperplasia and ...
Nevo Reinat - - 2012
The process of oxygenic photosynthesis enabled and still sustains aerobic life on Earth. The most elaborate form of the apparatus that carries out the primary steps of this vital process is the one present in higher plants. Here, we review the overall composition and supramolecular organization of this apparatus, as ...
Matsuoka Katsunari - - 2012
Tracheal stenosis after intubation is a fairly common complication, and treatment of such cases can be difficult. A 52-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of severe dyspnea. Seven years previously, she had suffered tracheal stenosis after tracheal intubation and had undergone tracheal resection and placement of a self-expandable ...
Cabeza Martín Beatriz - - 2012
Pediatric syncope accounts for 3% of the consultations in emergency department. It is frequent in pediatrics, particularly in teenager girls between 15 and 19 years old, and up to a 25% of them have suffered from a syncopal episode. Most causes are benign, but the aim in its initial evaluation ...
Mendes Rodrigo E - - 2012
Oritavancin is in the final stages of clinical development for treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. This drug has demonstrated potent activity against staphylococci (minimum inhibitory concentration [MIC] for which 90% of isolates are inhibited [MIC(90)], 0.06 μg/mL), enterococci (MIC(90), ≤0.008 to 0.5 μg/mL), and streptococci (MIC(90), ...
Milton Constance L - - 2012
Metaphors are creative learning devices that may illustrate novel and different meanings in teaching-learning situations. In this column, the author discusses possible meanings of the metaphor of nurse as guest in nurse-community relationships from a humanbecoming theoretical lens. Humanbecoming teaching-learning essences, paradoxes, and processes are used to illustrate potential ethical ...
Oikawa Akira - - 2012
Single-cell analysis is a promising method for understanding not only cellular physiology but also biological mechanisms of multicellular organisms. Although neighboring cells in multicellular organisms originate from the same genomic information, different circumstances around cells or epigenetic differences have different influences on each cell, leading to differing expression of genes, ...
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I the author (Vincenzo Savini) of the paper entitled "Bacterial Contamination of Platelets and Septic Transfusions: Review of the Literature and Discussion on Recent Patents About Biofilm Treatment" published in 'Recent Patents on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery' 2010; 5: 168-176, volume-5, no.2 regretfully confirms that some clerical errors had occurred in ...
Kassis Edmund S - - 2012
Primary esophageal schwannomas are uncommon. We describe a case of a large asymptomatic primary esophageal schwannoma in a 65-year-old patient. Computed tomography and positron emission tomography revealed an (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose-avid 11-cm mass arising from the esophagus. A preoperative diagnosis was made via endoscopic ultrasound. The patient underwent a three-field esophagogastrectomy with ...
Akkuş Hasan - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Hasan Akkuş. Kinematic analysis of the snatch lift with elite female weightlifters during the 2010 World Weightlifting Championship. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 897-905, 2012-The objectives of this study were to determine the mechanical work, the power output, and the angular kinematics of the lower limb and the linear ...
Baumann Steven L - - 2012
The value of being a part of a network of theoretically like-minded individuals for a small group of nurse scholars, namely Richard Cowling, Howard Butcher and William Cody, is here discussed. The like-mindedness in this case is what has been described by some as an angular view of nursing or ...
Nunes Abraham J - - 2012
Destination therapy with the HeartMate II left-ventricular assist device (Thoratec Corp, Pleasanton, CA) was undertaken in an adult patient with Down syndrome and end-stage heart failure. The patient was bridged to the HeartMate II with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation followed by the Levitronix CentriMag (Levitronix, Waltham, MA). HeartMate II implantation was ...
Creppe Catherine - - 2012
The importance of epigenetic mechanisms is most clearly illustrated during early development when a totipotent cell goes through multiple cell fate transitions to form the many different cell types and tissues that constitute the embryo and the adult. The exchange of a canonical H2A histone for the 'repressive' macroH2A variant ...
Cenni Bruno - - 2012
Bone marrow kinase on chromosome X (BMX) is a cytosolic tyrosine kinase and a member of the TEC kinase family. BMX is expressed in hematopoietic cells of the myeloid lineage where it participates in the immune response. It is also involved in the response to ischemia and pressure overload in ...
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